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Helen Oyeyemi

Biography

Helen Oyeyemi was born in Nigeria in 1984. She lived in London from the age of four. She wrote her first novel while still at school and while studying Social and Political Sciences at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, she had two plays performed. She has since published four novels. She was named as one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists.

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Bibliography

2005 The Icarus Girl (novel)
2005 Juniper’s Whitening and Victimese (drama)
2007 The Opposite House (novel)
2009 White is for Witching (novel)
2011 Mr Fox (novel)
2014 Boy, Snow, Bird (novel)
2016 What is Not Yours is Not Yours (novel)
2019 Gingerbread (novel)